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How to visit the fireworks festival in CannesHow to have a rest in the blue chair on the Promenade de la Croisette in CannesHow to make a photo on the red carpet at the Palais des Festivals in CannesHow to visit the Iron Mask prison cell in CannesHow to walk through the Old City in CannesHow to fly in a hot air balloon over Provence in CannesHow to view Cannes from the tower of the de la Castre castle in Cannes7 things to doin Cannes
The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès on the promenade de la Croisette is world famous for the prestigious Cannes Film Festival held here.
The old palace of festivals was built in 1949. It replaced the circle building. The first festivals were held in it, but after some time when the film festival began to gain popularity it was decided to build a new palace.
Photo: Red carpet at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès
In 1979, on the site of the old municipal casino on the promenade de la Croisette, an absolutely new, huge building appeared, where now grandiose events such as Eurovision and, of course, the famous Cannes Festival are held.
Photo: Palais des Festivals inside, ©
The place where every year at the end of May, hundreds of world-class stars gather: filmmakers, actors, film critics and many others come to award or receive a gold palm branch and other prizes.
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Palais des Festivals et des Congrès on the mapLocation: boulevard de la Croisette 1.
Phone: +33 4 92 99 84 00
More places to visit in Cannes
De la Castre castle
An ancient castle built to defense France has changed it's purpose and is opened for travelers as a museum and the observation deck.5
Promenade de la Croisette
The luxury promenade takes place from the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès where the Cannes Film Festival is held.25
An impregnable building located on the steep cliff on the island of Saint-Margaret is famous for its history and unsolved mysteries.11
Covered with a dense forest, a three kilometer island with only a dozen buildings is famous for the Fort Royal located here, where a prisoner in an iron mask was kept.9
Le Suquet district
Le Suquet or the Cannes Old city is the district with several narrow streets, cosy restaurants and the observation deck with the great view of the Old port.13